old new castle de: Day in Old New Castle Celebrates 95th Birthday - 05/20/19 08:50 AM
Located on the Delaware River and founded in 1651 by the Dutch as a military fort, New Castle bounced from being part of the Netherlands, Sweden, and England during the 17th Century. (the Delaware River seen from Battery Park)
In the 18th and 19th Centuries, wharves and merchants lined the shores of the river for the commerce generated by vessels at their doorstep headed out to the ocean or the ports of Wilmington and Philadelphia. (photo: colonial tradesperson in Battery Park) Today there is a new pier for visiting recreations of historic ships such as the Kalmar Nyckel, now berthed in Wilmington. … (4 comments)

old new castle de: Historic Homes for sale in Old New Castle, Delaware - 02/26/18 05:56 PM
Step back in time and experience the charm and beauty of colonial New Castle. Walk the cobblestone streets and enjoy the historic sites of this riverfront community.
Historic New Castle, Delaware is located just 10 minutes south of downtown Wilmington with easy access from I-95 and I-295. Overlooking the Delaware River, Historic New Castle is the oldest continuously occupied town in the Delaware Valley. And, thanks to preservation efforts, this vibrant, fully occupied community remains one of the most important Colonial/Federal villages in America – second only to Williamsburg, Virginia in the number and authenticity of its historic structures.  The New Castle … (0 comments)

old new castle de: Old New Castle Celebrates Separation Day 236 Years Later - 06/07/12 06:58 AM
June 15th of the fateful year of 1776 was a momentous date for the people of Delaware.  On that day the Colonial Assembly took the drastic step of proclaiming the little colony (The Three Lower Counties of New Castle, Kent and Sussex-upon-Delaware) separate and independent from Great Britain and free from any ties  with the proprietary Penn family.
    Historic New Castle celebrates Separation Day, Delaware’s birthday, each year on the Second Saturday in June with a full day and evening of festivities. This year … (0 comments)

old new castle de: Wall Street Journal Rates Delaware Towns For Retirement Friendliness - 02/03/12 07:59 AM
A recent issue of Wall Street Journal's SMART MONEY focused on three towns in Delaware and profiled their affordability for retirees. As a whole, the tax situation favors retirees because there is no sales tax, Social Security benefits are tax-exempt, income tax rates max out at 6.95% and seniors can exempt $12,500 of investment and pension income from state taxes.Philadelphia is just a short drive from northern Delaware, and a couple of hours drive in either direction takes you to Baltimore, Washington D.C., and New York City.
If you choose to move to the beach, remember that Rehoboth Beach is … (0 comments)

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